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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Saturday, 30 July 2016

1748  On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on August - 11.  

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on August - 11.  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on August - 11.  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.  

1786  On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  On August - 11 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

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1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.  

1805  On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.  

1811  Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on August - 11.  

1820  On this day in history janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.  

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.  

1832  On August - 11 thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  On August - 11 robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)  

1835  On August - 11 george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  On August - 11 marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on August - 11.  

1858  On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.  

1863  On this day in history french protectorate over Cambodia is established.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11.  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on August - 11.  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on August - 11.  

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